Blonder Family Department for Special Needs Program Facilitator

Hours:  2-10/week (hours vary)

Job Summary

The MJCCA’s Blonder Family Department for Special Needs provides life-long enrichment for individuals with special needs by offering a wide variety of cultural, social, recreational, and educational programs and services that connect people to each other and the broader community. Programs include sports and fitness, arts and culture classes, and social outings.

Programs run most Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday evenings with occasional Thursday and Sunday programming. The ideal candidate will be available for a minimum of two program days per week.

Responsibilities & Duties

  • Assist department staff with implementation of activities and programs for adults with special needs
  • Assist course instructors with set-up as needed
  • Keep track of class attendance
  • Ensure participant safety in a variety of settings
  • Encourage appropriate levels of independence
  • Demonstrate and reinforce appropriate social behaviors
  • Confirm that participants connect with their rides after program
  • Communicate any program updates, challenges, or other follow-up information to department staff after each program


  • Ability to work collaboratively with other facilitators and program administration
  • Professionalism in working with other center staff and participant families
  • Problem solving and conflict resolution
  • Creative
  • Flexible
  • Certified in CPR/First Aid preferred

Preferred Education/Experience

  • Prior experience working with individuals with special needs
  • Demonstrate patience, respect, and compassion for adults with developmental disabilities

The Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta (MJCCA) is a non-profit organization that has served the Atlanta community for more than 100 years. The MJCCA was ranked among the Top 100 Workplaces since 2012 by the Atlanta Journal Constitution, and is widely regarded as one of the premiere JCCs in the country. The MJCCA annually serves 12,000 members and over 55,000 people in the Atlanta community through a wide variety of innovative programs and vital services. The MJCCA provides scholarships to those in need and services to those with disabilities to ensure that every member of the community has the opportunity to benefit from our programs. The MJCCA embraces people of all ages, races, denominations, affiliations, and abilities. 

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